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Allmond, William Stewart, 1891-1973

Existence: 1891 - 1973


  • Existence: 1891 - 1973

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

W. Stewart Allmond, 1969 June 10, July 3

 File — Box 2, Reel: 31
Accession: 1970-370
Scope and Content:

Interviewers: John Scafidi and Faith Pizor in Newark, Delaware

Allmond's interviews detail the work environment at the Wilmington plant site in the early 1900s until the 1940s; various markets for car wheels; the expansion of the company and acquisition of Morton Poole Company and Nazel Engineering Works; and the effects of the Great Depression on Lobdell, which led to the company's purchase by Walter Lippincott and the United Engineering and Foundry Company in the late 1940s.

Dates: 1969 June 10; July 3